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The Purpose of Vehicle Suspension

The many parts that make up a vehicle's suspension are designed to work together to ensure that the car or truck handles properly and to cushion the occupants when traveling over rough roads. These parts include the ball joints, the bushings, the tie-rods, shock absorbers and struts. Suspension parts wear out during the life of the vehicle, which causes various noticeable signs.

You may feel the vehicle bounce when you drive over a dip in the road. You might have difficulty keeping the vehicle moving in a straight line. There might be an unusual vibration, or you see fluid…

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Checking The Tires

The tires on your vehicle are an important part. Without them, your vehicle wouldn't have the means to travel on the road. Visit Eastchester Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram if there are any suspected issues with your tires, such as a lack of tread or a flat tire.

Check your tires before getting on the road if you think that there might be a problem. A professional in the Bronx can look for bald spots or uneven wear that could result from other issues. You also need to monitor the tire pressure. If you notice that your vehicle is pulling…

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Avoid winter nightmares while driving: Use products like sand, snow, and car litter to assist you


Driving on snow and ice can be a pain. It seems like no matter how careful you try to be you end up in a ditch or stuck on the ice. We here at Eastchester Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram understand that driving on slick roads can be scary and getting stuck can be even worse; especially if you don't have a cell phone to call for help. You can give yourself a little of reassurance that you will be ready for the winter by carrying kitty litter, sand or salt in your car to be used to help you…
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Know Before You Buy: There Are Differences Between AWD and 4WD


The off-road capable vehicle is one of the most popular in America today. And there is no shortage of options when it comes to these vehicles, either. There are plenty of trucks, SUV's, and crossovers on the road today.

But when it comes to what makes these vehicles off-road worthy, there are some differences in how that is accomplished. And those differences are important to understand when looking to make your next purchase.

Four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles put more control in the hands of the driver. These can be operated in 2WD mode most of the time to help…
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Your Windshield Wiper Blades Shouldn't Be Forgotten This Winter


Every day there are so many of us drivers who travel to and from our destinations, whether it is to and from work or the store, there is a part of your vehicle that typically gets forgotten and neglected until they are needed. This part of your vehicle is your windshield wiper blades.

Winter is coming in and that means cold weather and snow for many people and the windshield wiper blades that got you through the summer will not be anywhere near as effective throughout the winter.

Windshield wiper blades are generally made of rubber which gets very stiff…
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Strategies for Transporting Meals During the Festive Season

Holidays are fun as they unite people together. These celebrations also empower people to share various foods. However, the holiday travel can be perplexing for drivers since the vast quantities of foods require safeguarding. Drivers are obliged to convey the food to the destination safely.

You can safely transport food using the following tips:

• Secure the meal with a lid or foil to avoid the food from drying up and maintain the temperature of the food.

• Maintain the perishable foods at temperatures ranging to about 33 to 44 degrees in a portable refrigerator to dodge spoilage upon...

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Equip Your Car with Emergency Tools and Necessities During the Holidays

The holiday season can be very dangerous times, especially since it occurs during the winter time when snowstorms and freezing cold temperatures occur. To help keep you accident-free this holiday season, we here at Eastchester Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram have some great tips for you:

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